Michael Wheaton is a fiction writer who also works in more useful trades, such as tutoring, filling in for sick teachers, and penning articles about subjects that really matter to people. Most recently, he was brought on as a copywriter for Laughing Samurai, an innovative creative agency in Orlando, Fla. He grew up in the northwestern garden part of the Garden State. For his BA, he turned to the University of Central Florida. For his MFA, Pacific University. Once, he picked a fight with a tulip just to see what would happen. Thankfully, the flower was a pacifist. Michael Wheaton won the fight.